This store is the second oldest continually
operated Firestone Store in the nation!
business appears at first glance to be like any other business.
The Firestone Store has been there as long as anyone can
remember, and there's a reason for that.....
The first of course being in
himself had a hand in this very store....
the height of the Great Depression, Harvey Firestone decided to put his
money where his mouth was and open a new kind of one stop shop for cars.
He chose Charleston as his second store due to the future
of the city. This was the first auto store with a nice
room and ultra clean surroundings.|
TO THE POINT OF THIS PAGE:
See this sign?
sign, along with the very large one out front is history before our
eyes. The Firestone company wanted to refurbish these
for years now, and finally the city gave them a waiver to do just that.
Both signs were removed and refurbished. Now they look like the day
they were installed amny years ago....|
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